Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of org/meetings/2016SummerDevMeeting/Notes/Messaging


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Oct 5, 2016, 3:55:50 PM (3 years ago)
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    44==== Tor Messenger ====
    5 Tor Messenger supports multiple transport protocols. Server-client architecture. Alternative to Pidgin/Adium. Goal: wrap such a client into Tor. No audits yet. Secure update mechanism. Investigating n+1Sec for group messaging. Summer of Code work on [CONIKS](https://coniks.cs.princeton.edu) integration. Goal of CONIKS: Key Transparency. Automating public key distribution. Uses the same Tor controller that Tor Browser, enables the use of bridges.
     5Tor Messenger supports multiple transport protocols. Server-client architecture. Alternative to Pidgin/Adium. Goal: wrap such a client into Tor. No audits yet. Secure update mechanism. Investigating n+1Sec for group messaging. Summer of Code work on [https://coniks.cs.princeton.edu CONIKS] integration. Goal of CONIKS: Key Transparency. Automating public key distribution. Uses the same Tor controller that Tor Browser, enables the use of bridges.
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    77==== Tor Messenger vs Ricochet ====
     
    5454 * Does it support voice, photo or other media/file sharing?
    5555 * Does it support async, offline messaging?
    56  * Does it support volatile, temporary "burner" identities?
     56 * Does it support volatile, temporary "burner" identities? #16606
    5757 * Does it leverage existing social networks/graphs to more easily bootstrap new users and communities? (e.g., working with existing email addresses, or twitter handles)
    5858
    5959==== Metadata Reduction Possibilities ====
    60  * Don't publish buddy list "Rosterless Communication"
    61  * Don't publish real names, vcards for yourself or others to servers; Only send encrypted
     60 * Don't publish buddy list "Rosterless Communication" #20293
     61 * Don't publish real names, vcards for yourself or others to servers; Only send encrypted #20294
    6262 * Use Keys as identities, and not "real names" or nicknames (aka ABC123@foo.com instead of IAmNathan@foo.com)
    6363 * Support portable identities that are not tied to specific servers